Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandma, Sister - Age 78 Of South St. Paul, (nee Buron), went to heaven December 20, 2012, to join her parents, Sam and Agnes Buron, brother Sam Jr., and sister Margaret. Survived by loving husband of 57 years, John W. Mugford; sister Nancy Ottmann; children Josephine Arrigoni, Jennifer Mumford Brady (Rob), John B. Mugford (Liz); grandchildren Jack and Lucy Mugford, Amy Belden, Anna Mumford, and Bobby Brady; great-grandson James Beldon; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mary Jo died after a seven-year battle with Alzheimer's. Her family is very thankful for the loving care she received at Southview Senior Living. A graduate of St. Joseph's Academy ('52), she was a dedicated and loving wife and mother; an Avon lady for many years. She loved to go on cruises and vacation in Florida, and enjoyed many cross-country driving trips with her husband. Visitation from 6-8PM, FRIDAY, Dec. 21, at Klecatsky Southern Funeral Home (651-451-1551), 414 Marie Ave. @ 5th St., South Saint Paul, MN. Mass of Christian burial 10AM, Saturday, Dec. 22nd, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 749 6th Ave. S., South Saint Paul, MN. Burial at Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials preferred to Holy Trinity School.
Published in Pioneer Press from Dec. 21 to Dec. 22, 2012